You can sniff an onion or peel the layers without shedding a tear, but once you crush, chop, or cut an onion, there’s a good chance those tear ducts will ...

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A pimento is probably the most recognizable item that is stuffed in a green olive, but it’s not really known why or when this practice started in the first place. ...

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The phrase “slipping a Mickey” likely originated with Mickey Finn, a Chicago saloon owner known for drugging and robbing customers. Finn owned a bar called the Lone Star Saloon and ...

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You wouldn’t think so, but Christmas Day is a big day in Japan. It’s a day that has become an event, not so much for the actual celebration of Christmas, ...

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In case you didn’t know, VEGEMITE, the spread that is popular in Australia, is a paste made from leftover brewer’s yeast extract that also contains a vegetable extract and spices. ...

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The Sourdough Saloon, located in the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Canada, has an interesting, but extremely off-putting, signature drink. It’s called the Sourtoe cocktail, and yes, there is an ...

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We may take for granted that a yellow banana greets us at the supermarket, but the journey for that one piece of fruit is a long one, especially for a ...

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The Hass Avocado, the one we enjoy in guacamole, sliced, or put on just about anything, is the avocado we most commonly see in the grocery store. But this best-selling ...

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Domino’s Pizza operates more than 14,000 restaurants in 85 countries and delivers more than 1.5 million pizzas every day. Here are some completely random facts about this massive pizza chain. ...

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Saffron is considered the rarest and most expensive spice in the world, costing more than $500 an ounce. Why is this tiny spice so expensive? It has to do with ...

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The poor, poor calorie, it gets a bad rap everywhere. They get ridiculed constantly, and everyone is trying to get rid of them. Maybe if they were better understood, things ...

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